This course provides the student an opportunity to master the touch-method of entering information on a standard keyboard. Emphasis is on developing proper speed and accuracy. Students format documents such as letters, reports, and tables. Keyboarding covers the material learned in the first semester of typewriting.
Communications in Business is designed to enable the student to communicate
in a clear, concise, and correct manner on personal and professional levels.
By incorporating critical-thinking, decision-making, and problem-solving skills
into this course, the student is better able to communicate. Students will learn
the importance of verbal and nonverbal communications. They will learn to write
letters and participate in interviews. Proper business etiquette and human relation
skills will be stressed. The course will help the individual student gain a
vital skill that is needed in today's world.
This course prepares the student to operate computers, using word processing programs to edit, proofread, move, delete, replace, and print documents, such as letters, memos, tables, and reports.
Computer Applications is an introductory course covering a brief history of computing and word processing, database, and spreadsheet applications. The course includes hands-on experience in using the computer as a typewriter (word processing), for information storage and manipulation (database), and for business activities accounting (spreadsheet).
Desktop Publishing I offers students the opportunity to use keyboarding and word procession skills in the productions of attractive documents such as flyers, letterheads, business cards, report covers, and newsletters. Graphic design and page layout techniques are emphasized. Students will produce attractive documents that effectively use and display proper desktop publishing strategies.
The student will learn to write step-by-step instructions to create a program in a computer. The language used is called BASIC. Students also learn to write step-by-step problem solving programs for business, mathematical functions, and general applications. Thinking skills are developed and enhanced in using this logical process. The class includes learning the operation of computer hardware, as well as various types of computer software.
This course is designed to give students a broad background in accounting principles, including a textbook study of accounting concepts and procedures, workbook exercises to complete actual financial management procedures, and use of the computer to learn to record financial information via an automated process. Fees: Workbook and practice set, approximately $25. Half is due at the beginning of the course, and half in January.
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